Level of difficulty (1 being easiest, 10 being hardest): 1

Vick's VapoRub is marketed as a decongestent, but that's not all you can do with the ointment. Vick's can also be used to help dull a head ache, halt a cough, prevent infection in open cuts, and even help relieve muscle pain. Considering its diverse uses and its lightweight, you might as well go ahead and toss it in with the dental floss and condoms.

[via survivalistdaily.com]